Longest ever Alpona on Jahangirnagar University campus. Jahangirnagar University wore a colourful look on Monday as the country’s longest ever alpona was drawn here, marking the 48th Independence and National day.
Around 300 teachers and students of different departments took part in the drawing of the 2-kilometre-long alpona arranged by JU Teacher-Student Centre, reports UNB.
JU vice chancellor professor Farzana Islam inaugurated the alpona drawing programme at the central Shaheed Minar premises around 3:00pm on Sunday which ended at midnight.
The 2-km alpona was stretched from Bishmail area to Mir Mosharraf Hossain hall gate of the campus.
Earlier, the students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) had pained a 1.75-km alpona on the campus in 2013.
Meanwhile, at the beginning of the Independence Day programme, teachers, students and officials of the university sung the national anthem simultaneously at the central playground on the campus at 8:00am on Monday.
Later, VC Farzana Islam accompanied by teachers, students and officials paid homage to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing a wreath at the National Memorial at Savar.